The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 381 382 416
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 209 187 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 119 103
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£424 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £331 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.24 £22.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.94 £22.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 198 £425 +6.25% 48
London +25 94 £425 +6.25% 15
South East -9 46 £425 +13.33% 10
City of London +39 27 £433 -6.48% 4
South West -15 20 £370 +5.71% 3
North West 0 14 £360 +27.43% 4
East of England - 11 £300 - 3
Cheshire +7 10 £360 +28.22%
Surrey +8 9 £450 +12.50% 1
West Sussex +2 9 £335 -11.84%
Bristol -17 8 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire -21 8 £425 +32.81% 6
Oxfordshire +8 6 £500 +257.14%
Yorkshire +6 6 £331 -33.75% 9
Wales -13 6 £450 - 1
South Wales -21 6 £450 - 1
Essex - 6 £325 -
West Yorkshire +3 5 £325 - 7
Scotland -9 5 £375 +19.80% 3
West Midlands -10 5 £450 +100.00% 2
Kent -2 4 £438 +191.66%
Berkshire -5 4 £375 -25.00% 3
Milton Keynes -5 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £438 -
Crawley - 4 £351 -
Chester +2 3 - -
Southampton -1 3 £425 +34.92% 1
Manchester -2 3 - - 2
Edinburgh -21 3 £375 - 2

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title.

1 142 (42.64%) Information Security
2 129 (38.74%) CISSP
3 97 (29.13%) Firewall
4 90 (27.03%) Windows
5 79 (23.72%) Finance
6 72 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 64 (19.22%) Microsoft
8 58 (17.42%) Management Information System
8 58 (17.42%) CISM
9 54 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
10 49 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 45 (13.51%) Banking
11 45 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 43 (12.91%) UNIX
13 40 (12.01%) ITIL
14 39 (11.71%) SIEM
15 37 (11.11%) CheckPoint
15 37 (11.11%) Risk Management
16 36 (10.81%) Network Security
16 36 (10.81%) Security Cleared
17 35 (10.51%) Cisco
18 32 (9.61%) Security Management
18 32 (9.61%) Qualys
18 32 (9.61%) Incident Management
19 31 (9.31%) PCI DSS
19 31 (9.31%) Security Architecture
20 29 (8.71%) CISA
20 29 (8.71%) Risk Assessment
21 28 (8.41%) TCP/IP
22 27 (8.11%) Linux

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.00%) IIS
2 7 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) CICS
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (5.11%) MS Office
2 15 (4.50%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.20%) MS Excel
4 13 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Summit
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (29.13%) Firewall
2 36 (10.81%) Network Security
3 28 (8.41%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.80%) Wireless
5 15 (4.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (4.50%) Internet
5 15 (4.50%) VPN
6 13 (3.90%) SAN
7 12 (3.60%) LAN
7 12 (3.60%) WAN
8 8 (2.40%) SSL
8 8 (2.40%) DNS
9 5 (1.50%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.20%) DHCP
10 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.60%) IPsec
12 2 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (0.90%) Big Data
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.60%) DB2
2 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.30%) QlikView
3 1 (0.30%) MS Access
3 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.60%) Selenium
2 2 (0.60%) TestNG
2 2 (0.60%) Ant
2 2 (0.60%) JUnit
2 2 (0.60%) JMeter
2 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.60%) Subversion
2 2 (0.60%) Maven
2 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) QADirector
3 1 (0.30%) ChangeMan
General
1 79 (23.72%) Finance
2 45 (13.51%) Banking
3 16 (4.80%) Retail
4 14 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.40%) Legal
6 6 (1.80%) Publishing
7 4 (1.20%) Law
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.90%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.60%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.00%) .NET
2 6 (1.80%) OAuth
3 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) ISPF
3 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.42%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.30%) PKI
2 11 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.10%) Open Source
4 7 (2.10%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.20%) CESG
6 4 (1.20%) Economics
6 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.20%) CMDB
6 4 (1.20%) Statistics
7 3 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.60%) GIS
8 2 (0.60%) AS400
8 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.60%) RMADS
9 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.03%) Windows
2 43 (12.91%) UNIX
3 27 (8.11%) Linux
4 8 (2.40%) AIX
4 8 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.80%) VMS
6 5 (1.50%) Solaris
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.20%) zOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (42.64%) Information Security
2 54 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
3 45 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
4 40 (12.01%) ITIL
5 39 (11.71%) SIEM
6 37 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 32 (9.61%) Security Management
7 32 (9.61%) Incident Management
8 31 (9.31%) Security Architecture
9 29 (8.71%) Risk Assessment
10 19 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 18 (5.41%) Information Security Management
12 17 (5.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 15 (4.50%) Cyber Security
14 14 (4.20%) Database Security
14 14 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.90%) PRINCE2
16 12 (3.60%) Data Security
17 11 (3.30%) Use Case
18 10 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.71%) SQL
2 8 (2.40%) C#
3 3 (0.90%) Java
3 3 (0.90%) Perl
3 3 (0.90%) VB
4 2 (0.60%) REXX
4 2 (0.60%) C
4 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 129 (38.74%) CISSP
2 58 (17.42%) CISM
3 36 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 29 (8.71%) CISA
5 23 (6.91%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.01%) CEH
6 20 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.20%) Degree
8 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (3.90%) MCSE
8 13 (3.90%) CCNA
9 10 (3.00%) GIAC
9 10 (3.00%) MCP
10 9 (2.70%) GCIA
11 7 (2.10%) GCIH
11 7 (2.10%) ISEB
12 5 (1.50%) CCSA
12 5 (1.50%) CCNP
12 5 (1.50%) SSCP
13 4 (1.20%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (9.31%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.40%) QA
3 8 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.10%) COBIT
5 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.90%) BS7799
7 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.80%) RACF
4 5 (1.50%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.50%) UAG
5 3 (0.90%) Snort
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (3.30%) Nessus
1 11 (3.30%) SCCM
2 5 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.60%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 35 (10.51%) Cisco
4 32 (9.61%) Qualys
5 27 (8.11%) Cyber-Ark
6 23 (6.91%) McAfee
7 18 (5.41%) VMware
7 18 (5.41%) Gemalto
8 14 (4.20%) IBM
9 13 (3.90%) Citrix
10 10 (3.00%) Symantec
11 9 (2.70%) HP
11 9 (2.70%) Juniper
11 9 (2.70%) Splunk
12 8 (2.40%) Websense
12 8 (2.40%) F5
13 7 (2.10%) Oracle
14 6 (1.80%) SAP
14 6 (1.80%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.80%) Sourcefire
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